• Farouk Ramzan, Head of Commercial Banking, Europe, Lloyds Bank

    Lloyds Bank strengthens European commitment

    To prosper globally, corporates must inevitably look beyond their traditional markets. With perceived instability in Europe however, treasurers want certainty. That means banking partners they can rely on to support their expansion. In this article, Lloyds Bank outlines how its strategic European focus aims to help corporates find growth across the UK and Europe, with an emphasis on commitment, strategic advice and tailored solutions.

  • Making the most of the SEPA opportunity

    SEPA was always intended to be a benefit and not a hindrance and yet the conversation leading up to the compliance deadline in February 2014 would have many believe the intentions were purely negative. Commerzbank has the view that corporates should be getting ready to enjoy the fruits of SEPA.

  • Chinese AAA MMFs: an ideal solution

    As cash pools grow in China, treasurers are looking for secure, highly liquid investment solutions in line with corporate policy. The CIFM RMB Money Market Fund1, pioneered by JPMAM, goes one step further.

  • Duncan Perry, Morgan Stanley

    Fine tailoring: getting the right fit for your cash investments

    At a time when yields remain at historic lows, corporates are looking outside their comfort zone to meet their cash investment needs. This could mean diversifying beyond traditional instruments such as bank deposits and money funds. In this Bank Profile, we speak to Duncan Perry, Executive Director within Morgan Stanley’s Global Liquidity Solutions division, about the areas his team are focusing on to help corporates in this regard.

  • International trade: exploring overseas markets for economic growth

    As the UK economy recovers, accessing and capitalising on overseas markets will have a large part to play in the growth agenda, according to Lloyds Bank. Whether new to trade, or a long-term market participant, UK companies need expert assistance in tapping these opportunities, building beneficial trade ties and optimising the benefits international trade can bring.

  • Exploring opportunities for international trade

    Lloyds Bank believes that the UK must put trade at the heart of its efforts to reduce the country’s budget deficit. The bank has a team of specialists, backed by a set of tried and tested solutions, which are helping corporates to tap new markets and position themselves for growth.

  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s head office

    Wholesale Banking at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

    In this Bank Profile, we examine Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s suite of cutting-edge solutions, as well its strategic relationship with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. We also discover what trends are taking place in the MENA treasury market.

  • Lloyds Bank, supporting your business journey

    Throughout its long heritage, Lloyds has been a firm proponent of relationship banking. Having been awarded a ‘Bank Of The Year’ accolade – voted for by finance directors – for the seventh year running in 2011, the bank’s approach is clearly resonating with its clients. In this Bank Profile, we find out how Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets is working with its clients to help them plan for long-term success. We also examine Lloyds’ own plans for growth, including a multi-million pound investment programme for its transaction banking services.

  • UBS: Swiss-based corporate cash management with global reach

    UBS, a bank whose history spans almost 150 years, serves private, institutional and corporate clients across the globe, including in its native Switzerland. In addition to wealth, asset management and investment banking services on a global basis, the bank also serves corporate and institutional clients with their international cash management and payments needs.

  • Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets transaction banking

    From cash management and payments to clearing and settlement services, the world of transaction services is undergoing unprecedented change as regulation, technology and emerging markets reshape the business. In the wake of the financial crisis, banks have been ramping up their cash management services as corporates seek to better manage cash on a global basis. Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets is no different and has recently announced various ways in which its relationship directors and product experts are helping treasury departments to meet challenges through providing innovative, intellectual capital and investment in new products and technology.